Events & Activities

Throughout the year, leading up to the final Presidential Debate, UNLV and the Las Vegas community will host numerous events and activities focused on raising awareness about this prestigious honor for Southern Nevada. Hosting the final Presidential Debate is a tremendous honor for UNLV and Las Vegas, and it recognizes the growing reputation of UNLV as an educational institution and Las Vegas as a professional business city.

Future Events

UNLV Presidential Debate Watch Event - Wednesday, Oct. 19th, 2016 @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Past Events

June Press Conference - Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 @ 1 p.m.

LVCVA President/CEO Rossi Ralenkotter (L) joins Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky and UNLV President Len Jessup at a press conference at Paradise Elementary School to announce a partnership with the school district to implement various education initiatives associated with Las Vegas Presidential Debate to be held at Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus on October 19. (Photo: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau).

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the Clark County School District and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will host a press conference to introduce several education initiatives and partnerships to provide students at all levels with an introduction to the debate process and its importance to the election system.

Download/View the Press Release

January Press Conference - Held Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Convention Center hosted a rally and press conference on January 13 to unveil the branding for this fall’s Presidential Debate. The event introduced a logo, website and slogan, and kicked off a campaign to rally community support for the event.

For more information on this event, download the Press Release.


UNLV, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and Clark County School District (CCSD) will partner this fall on a host of election-themed educational activities for K-12 and college students leading up to October’s presidential debate.

UNLV Debate 2016 Outreach

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